Inmates captured in Oklahoma

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Two men who had escaped from an Oklahoma county jail and a state prison in separate incidents have been found and returned to the facilities where they were being held, according to authorities. On Sunday, prison staff at the Dick Conner Correctional Center, located in northeast Oklahoma, discovered that inmate Jason Alexander was not in his cell during the 6 a.m. count. Officers found Alexander within 600 yards of the prison. In the other incident, an inmate at the Oklahoma County Jail who had escaped and was missing for two days was found Friday. Nicholas James Leach had escaped from the county jail Wednesday night after he stole a wireless remote from a detention officer’s duty belt and the officer’s keys and escaped in the officer’s car.